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Backhoe Loaders Bouncing Back

In the current market conditions, the customer focus will be on equipment with better productivity and cost saving. Backhoe loader with its multi-utility advantage and competitive price will drive the demand in the current market scenario.

Tower Cranes in Tough Times

: The slowdown in real estate market has impacted the growth prospects of tower cranes this year. However, going ahead, demands from industrial infrastructure segment can drive the growth. Karan Chechi writes on the trend.

New Frontiers of Trenchless Technology in India

During the past 25 years, trenchless technology has become a major part of construction industry in India. Dr Niranjan Swarup elaborates on the emerging trends in trenchless technology in India and the opportunities for the world

Lintec & Linnhoff announces re-entry into India market

Lintec & Linnhoff announced its re-entry into the India market, which has been one of the Group’s stronghold markets for the Linnhoff brand across a span of two decades

Paving the Road to Success

To be competitive in a global market, it is essential for OEMs explore and take the first step towards adopting advanced automation and digitisation solutions. Saurabh Kulkarni, Mobile Automation Expert at B&R Industrial Automation, Austria writes.

The long term outlook is excellent for the crusher market: V Senthilkumar

Propel Industries has pioneered over the years in developing some of the break-through solutions in the crusher market. V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, shares more on the company’s solutions for the aggregate segment and the overall market scenario.

‘Mobiscreen Evo’ Screens in Action

Manufactured by the WIRTGEN GROUP in India, to be precise, in the local production and assembly plant in Pune, the mobile screening plants in the MOBISCREEN EVO line are successful all over the world.

Demand in 2021 will be better than this year

Timken has been manufacturing in India for the last 30 years. Sanjay Koul, Managing Director, Timken India, explains the current market scenario and the company’s products and solutions for the CE market.

CE industry to de-grow in 2020

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, the overall sales of construction equipment in the country in CY2020 are expected to diminish by 15-20 per cent.

CE industry to de-grow in 2020

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, the overall sales of construction equipment in the country in CY2020 are expected to diminish by 15-20 per cent.

Nip Can Change the Narrative

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a staggering unemployment of 115 million in India, taking the total number of unemployed persons to 150 million!

We will continue to innovate and expand: Ramesh Palagiri

Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India, speaks on the market opportunities

Building confidence

The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented situation in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, government will have to take some concrete steps to support the industry and economy.

It can take 3-6 months to get back to a smooth industrial activity

At a time when the industry is going through tough conditions, Putzmeister is taking important steps to support its customers.

CE industry to de-grow by 15-20 per cent in CY2020

The Indian construction industry is facing numerous headwinds as a result of the economic slowdown and other factors impacting the construction activity.

CE industry to de-grow by 15-20 per cent in CY2020

The Indian construction industry is facing numerous headwinds as a result of the economic slowdown and other factors impacting the construction activity.

Cautiously Optimistic

The members of VDMA Construction Equipment are looking at the future with confidence. Industry representatives expect a slight decline in sales of 3-5 per cent this year at an overall stable level.

Taking Machine Control to Next Level

The improvements in the Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform Version 2.0 are designed to enable faster ROI, increased productivity and decreased training time for operators.

Tech-Knowledgy The Way Forward

New-generation technologies can lead the construction equipment industry to newer heights in efficiency and productivity.

There is a general shift in the construction industry approach in accepting newer technologies

Aproaching newer technologies means higher profit, efficiency, productivity, and reduced cost.

Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

COVID-19 impacts construction sector

The construction industry has been severely impacted by the spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown.

bauma CTT RUSSIA postponed to Sep 8-11, 2020

Following the directives of the Government of the city and region of Moscow to prevent and control the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) from spreading, Messe M?nchen postponed bauma CTT RUSSIA, which was planned to take place in May.

Open Letter to Finance Minister

The construction industry employs 35 million people, which is more than the population of Australia or Malaysia, and contributes 8 per cent of India?s GDP.

Sonia Gandhi appeals to PM Modi

The construction industry employs 30 million people, more than the population of Australia or Malaysia; yet only 4 per cent of the current 32 million workers are skilled.

We have pioneered the operator training programmes

JCB India through its 15 centres has already trained close to 30,000 operators, thereby creating employment and entrepreneurship amongst the youth.

B&B Attachments to exhibit at BIG Show Oman

B&B Attachments will exhibit at the BIG Show in Oman to be held during March 30-April 01, 2020 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, Muscat.

B&B Attachments to exhibit at UK Concrete Show

B&B Attachments will exhibit its K320, PowerMount and FBH05 Beam Grab attachments from its BlockMaster range at the UK Concrete Show during March 25 and 26, 2020.

Towards Greener Future

Asphalt is regaining traction in the Indian road construction due to its better recyclability and the freedom to use waste materials like plastics along with asphalt mix. The future looks greener for asphalt mixing plants.

Steering Growth

Growing urbanisation and mechanisation of manual jobs are driving the demand for compact equipment such as skid-steer loaders in India.

Digital Push in infra equipment

Construction equipment with digital and IoT technologies are driving smart planning and execution of projects in the country. This is expected to push the efficiency and productivity at project execution.

Medium to long term outlook positive: Wilfried Theissen

The Putzmeister India Managing Director Wilfried Theissen termed the Union Budget 2020 positive on medium to long term outlook, but said challenges remain in the immediate to short term

Manitowoc launches Potain Hup M 28-22 with 80 km/h transport axle

At the Dach + Holz International exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany, Manitowoc Cranes officially introduced the new Potain Hup M 28-22 mobile self-erecting crane to the German market.

B&B Attachments to exhibit at UK Concrete Show

B&B Attachments, the UK?s leading specialists in the design and manufacture of bespoke forklift truck attachment solutions, will exhibit its K320, PowerMount and FBH05 Beam Grab attachments from its BlockMaster range at the UK Concrete Show during March 25 and 26, 2020.

CASE India launches new excavator

CASE Construction Equipment unveiled the long-awaited crawler excavator CX220C to its product portfolio at the Excon 2019.

Infrastructure takes pole position

The Central Government's latest announcement on investment in infrastructure has revalidated the mood that was set by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at EXCON this December.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

CASE India launches new excavator

CASE Construction Equipment has unveiled the long-awaited crawler excavator CX220C to its product portfolio at the Excon 2019.

Global demand and supply for piling equipment to soar

A booming construction industry across the globe is expected to propel the demand for piling equipment and supplies necessary in pile foundation work.

Excon gives us an opportunity to connect to new customers

Simem has been designing and manufacturing machinery and plants for the construction industry for over 50 years. The company now offers a wide range of products specifically designed for the production of concrete.

Remote-operated high-speed doors and rolling shutters are emerging trends

Incorporated in 1996, Gandhi Automations has excelled in manufacturing, exporting, distributing and installing entrance automation systems and loading bay equipment that are hassle-free and easy to operate.

We will showcase some of our latest products at Excon 2019

This year, Bonfiglioli Transmissions celebrates two decades of its presence in India. Over the years, the company has developed a broad range of drives catering to a vast array of applications in the construction, mining and other industries.

HAMM Construction 4.0

HAMM is pursuing a holistic approach towards road building, especially compaction, taking into account the"hardware" aspects as well as those relating to "software".

Riding prefab wave in India

By integrating specially manufactured ACE tower cranes in its business model, Central Park Flower Valley Project has recorded fast construction, significantly reducing the overall project cost.

Compact track loaders to maintain growth

Better maneuverability in challenging conditions makes compact track loaders maintain a strong momentum, says a Fact.MR research report.

We are a preferred automation partner for market leaders

B&R India has established seven offices in major cities of India and has expanded its Pune office space to match the growth.

Turn to Digital and Automation

Digitalisation, automation, analytics, predictive maintenance, etc are the present day solutions to make the fleet agile and sweat.

Compact track loaders

The global compact track loader market is anticipated to reach a market size of US$ 4,461 million by 2028, as per a Fact.MR research study for the forecast period of 2018 to 2028.

17th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Global Awards 2019

With 50 winners from India and across the globe, and over 300 attendees, industry stalwarts came together to celebrate victory.

India Construction Festival - 2019

The festival, organised by FIRST Construction Council in New Delhi from October 15-16, successfully brought together the public and private sector to discuss probable resolutions to impediments faced by the infrastructure sector.

B&B Attachments provides handling solution to Fender Steel

B&B Attachments specialises in the design and manufacture of bespoke forklift truck attachment solutions, supplied a mesh grab attachment with Fender Steel which was facing handling issues with their reinforcing steel and associated products.

Schwing Stetter displays Smartec sludge pumps at IFAT 2019

Schwing Stetter India, one of the leading concreting equipment manufacturing companies in India, participated in the IFAT Expo 2019, India?s leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling.

New technologies to reduce emission

Proper use of construction machinery plays an important role in reducing greenhouse gas in construction industry.

THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

We have the widest range of oils to meet all requirements

GS Caltex India is a 100 per cent subsidiary of GS Caltex, which is a 50:50 joint venture between GS Energy of South Korea and Chevron Corp of USA.

Linnhoff and Gmmco ink dealership alliance

As per the new partnership, Gmmco will do the sales, marketing and services for all Linnhoff products across India.

Cat Financial Launches India Operations

Cat Financial India will enable Caterpillar India dealers to provide financial solutions in a responsive and timely manner to meet customer's needs and support them in expanding their business opportunities.

We continue to develop new lubrication solutions

ExxonMobilTM has been at the forefront of lubricant technology innovation for more than 150 years.

Duncan Salt appointed new CEO of WOLFFKRAN

Dr Peter Schiefer handed over his position as CEO in WOLFFKRAN to Duncan Salt, the former Head of Sales and Service.

Loads of Opportunities

With the construction activity picking up and mining operations reviving in India, new opportunities are knocking at the doors of the wheel loader market.

CRUSHING BARRIERS

Fragmented aggregate mining, as well as issues related to regulations and liquidity, are threatening the growth of the crushing and screening equipment segment in India.

ACE launches nx360o crane in mumbai

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) has always believed in introducing new models in the pursuit of innovation and customer interest.

Cautiously Optimistic

The government's various initiatives on revival of infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian construction equipment market in the past 2-3 years.

iRISE buys 6 Genie boom lifts

iRISE India, a leading mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) rental company in India, has purchased six units of Genie? SX?-180 boom lifts. This model is the tallest boom in the Indian market with a reach of 56.7 m.

The bearing industry outlook is good for next two years

NTN has been a leader in bearings for the construction equipment (CE) segment. Ramnath Shenoy, Executive Director, NTN Bearings India, elaborates more on the products and solutions from the company.

A growing market

Telehandlers are extensively used as a utility lifting machine, usually equipped with a telescopic boom that can lift loads, mounted on a four-wheel drive chassis.

Mega training programme for equipment operators

Volvo Construction Equipment India organised an operator training-cum- Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) certification programme in India for wheel loader and excavator operators.

Trimble hosts Tekla User Days 2019 India

Global construction technology leader Trimble hosted Tekla User Days (TUD) India, its flagship annual event for Indian customers.

Building India's Future

Completing 15 years of operations in India in 2019, Terex AWP looks forward to continuing its legacy of productivity and safe working at height in the market.

Gates introduces new line of hydraulic hoses

Gates is bringing innovation back into hydraulic hose assemblies with MXT. Hydraulics is a critical component in a diverse mix of construction equipment.

Scaling New Heights

An anticipated growth in high-rise constructions is going to drive the demand for advanced construction hoists in the coming years.

We plan to double our capacity within two years

Incorporated in 1988, HD Wires began production in July 1994 and has stepped into its 25th year of operation this year. The company celebrated its remarkable 25 years on March 16, 2019.

Changing Face of CE Industry

Taking full advantage of the unprecedented connectivity, data analysis, and remote capabilities, construction equipment (CE) industry is poised to take great leaps in productivity and efficiency in the coming decade.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

REJIG for the big

Need for better infrastructure is always the top priority of any country. India is no different as the quest for superior infrastructure continues with many large-scale projects coming up.

Magna Tyres Group launches construction tyre range at bauma 2019

Magna Tyres Group marked the official launch of its construction tyre range along with exhibiting its wide range of tyres at bauma 2019.

Pushing Growth

Motor grader market has seen growing in the past couple of years with applications spreading into rural road projects as well as in highways.

The level of automation in CE has skyrocketed

B&R's modular X90 control and I/O system brings all the functionality of advanced automation solution to construction equipment.

bauma Innovation Award 2019 recognises top performers

Five companies and one university received the bauma Innovation Award 2019 for the best technical innovation in their respective category.

bauma kicks off in Munich

The world?s largest trade fair has opened its doors in Munich. On April 8, 2019, Peter Altmaier, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy;

Radicon powerbuild solution for pug mills

Pug mill is a kind of mixer which mixes the material based on the requirement. Different industries use different types of pug mills, e.g. foundry machines use open drum pug mill, construction industry uses drum type, etc.

B&B Attachments to debut at bauma 2019

For the first time, B&B Attachments will be exhibiting at bauma Munich 2019, the world?s largest trade fair in the construction industry.

Demand for digital solutions in construction is rising fast

For over 35 years, Trimble has created unique products that help customers grow their business. Its portfolio includes over 1,100 patents and is growing.

Digital push in CE

With the growing need for real-time monitoring and control of equipment fleet and operations, use of digital technologies in construction equipment operation and maintenance is gaining more traction in the current scenario.

VR Experience at bauma

Visitors and exhibitors can get an accurate impression of VR Experience at bauma 2019.

Digital technology for mobile equipment is in transition

B&R Industrial Automation offers high-performance and technologically advanced products and solutions to construction and off-highway equipment OEMs.

Supporting waste recycling

Repurpose It is using new technology to recycle huge quantities of material for re-use in the construction industry. The company has selected five new machines from Volvo Construction Equipment to help with loading and handling duties.

Italian CE market up in 2018

During 2018, 14,645 construction machines have been sold in the Italian market, with a growth of 16 per cent compared to last year. Earthmoving machines sold were 14,144 (+16 per cent y-o-y), while road machineries were 501 units, up by 2 per cent.

Our focus is diversified well

At bauma India, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries - VST Diesel Engines launched a new engine model D03CJ that can meet the most stringent emission norms of the world.

The infrastructure and construction industry is rapidly growing in India

One pathbreaking offering: We have a state-of-the-art leading software that makes our machines easier and intuitive to use.

Our strategy is to strengthen our network and back end

Continuous, prolific and ground-breaking advancement on all parameters has been Macons Equipments' forte.

A flexible strategy is our way to success

At bauma India 2018, BKT focused on all-steel radial tyres and almost 90 per cent products showcased were all-steel radials.

We will introduce the right products for our customers

Caterpillar India showcased its two new excavators launched for the Indian market along with another range of mining and construction equipment this year.

Our focus is diversified well

At bauma India, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries v VST Diesel Engines launched a new engine model D03CJ that can meet the most stringent emission norms of the world.

Indian market has a great growth potential

Founded as Racine Threshing Machine Works in the mid-western US in 1842, CASE Construction Equipment today operates as a subsidiary of CNH Industrial.

CPM insurance in CE

India's economy is big and is getting bigger. The construction industry is the second largest industry in India after agriculture.

Getting more out of equipment fleet

The story of the Indian construction industry is changing faster than ever, with influx of multiple projects and participation of various smaller contractors contributing significantly and walking shoulder-to-shoulder with the big mainstream contractors.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The construction equipment expo - held in December 2018 in Delhi - scaled new heights even while participants expressed their apprehensions on the market scenario in 2019 owing to the upcoming elections.